Lisa M. Piccinini, Esq., is a staff attorney at Maryland Legal Aid, where she is part of the Victims Assistance Project. Operating under the Victims of Crime Act, Ms. Piccinini provides counsel for CHANA and its SAFE: Stop Abuse of Elders program. Ms. Piccinini focuses on elder abuse and domestic violence prevention and response within the Baltimore City and Baltimore County communities. Ms. Piccinini also serves as a Senior Attorney for Training at Maryland Legal Aid, where she coordinates state-wide training efforts for Maryland Legal Aid employees. Prior to coming to Maryland Legal Aid, she clerked for Family Magistrate Hope Tipton in Baltimore City Circuit Court.
Ms. Piccinini earned her J.D. in 2014 from University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, where she graduated magna cum laude. She served as a Notes and Comments Editor on the Maryland Law Review and authored the article Mulligan v. Corbett: The Court’s Power to Decide When Your Child Is Not Yours To Keep. While at law school, Ms. Piccinini practiced in the Gender Violence Clinic as a student attorney representing victims of sexual abuse. Ms. Piccinini earned her B.S.in 2011 from University of Maryland. Ms. Piccinini was admitted to the Maryland Bar in December 2014.